The Carmel Foundation Presents Ida Riegels in Concert

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The Carmel Foundation Presents, “Ida Riegels in Concert.”

 Carmel, CA, December 17, 2014, 2:30p.m., The Carmel Foundation’s Diment Hall

Ida Riegels is a classical and baroque concert soloist on cello, recorder, and piano from Denmark. A conservatory graduate of The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Ida was a multi-year graduate with distinction from The Royal School of Music’s Summer International Exam Program. Ida takes an invigorating and unconventional approach to classical music. Recent projects include the ‘Triathlon Concerts’ featuring Ida solo performing on her three primary instruments, and the ‘Triple Cello’ for three cellists performed in part on one shared cello. Join us for this great performance! This presentation is free and open to the public. The Carmel Foundation is located on the SE corner of 8th & Lincoln. For more information, please contact Anne Albano at 831.620.8705 or Read Full Article

The Carmel Foundation Presents the Golden Age of Comedy

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The Carmel Foundation Presents, “The Golden Age of Comedy with Comedian/Author and Pine Cone Columnist, Larry Wilde.”

 Carmel, CA, December 10, 2014, 2:30p.m., The Carmel Foundation’s Diment Hall

Based on his award winning book, The Great Comedians, Larry reveals the behind the scenes vignettes and enlightening insights from his personal relationships with Woody Allen, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, George Burns, Johnny Carson, Maurice Chevalier, Phyllis Diller, Jimmy Durante, and others! Join us for this fun presentation! This presentation is free and open to the public. The Carmel Foundation is located on the SE corner of 8th & Lincoln. For more information, please contact Anne Albano at 831.620.8705 or

About The Carmel Foundation

The Carmel Foundation is an organization that serves members 55 and better in the Monter …

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Friends of Carmel Forest Tree Giveaway

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Contact: Steve Brooks



Carmel-by-the-Sea, California — Friends of the Carmel Forest announced that the annual Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the NE corner of Fifth Avenue and Dolores across the street from the U.S. Post Office in Carmel. A rain date is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2014.

The annual event provides free native Monterey Pines, California Coastal Live Oaks, and Monterey Cypress to Carmel residents. It also offers planting and watering information. Admission is free to the public, and parking is available on the NW corner of Fifth Avenue and Dolores.

The goal of the Tree Giveaway is to provide Carmel residents with native trees to plant on their property. Raised from local, disease-resistant stock, the Monterey Pines and Coastal Live Oaks are cared for in part by students of the MEarth: Hilton Bialek Habitat at Carm …

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Volunteers Needed for the 98th City Birthday Party

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The Community Activities Department is looking for a 3-4 volunteers to help the Carmel Celebrates Community Committee serve lunch next Saturday, October 25th  from 11:45 – 1:30 at the City’s Birthday party after the Halloween parade. CCCC is providing all of the food, they just needs some extra hands. Come enjoy the festivities, listen to the Carmel Rotary Blues Band, and lend a helping hand. And if you decide to participate, we will provide you with a lunch ticket, good for a hot dog, chili, chips, a drink, birthday cake, and ice cream!

Contact Ashlee Wright at 831-624-1615 or to volunteer. …

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Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present “Call 911!”

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Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present, “Call 911!!!”

Carmel, CA, October 22, 2014, 2:30p.m., The Carmel Foundation’s Diment Hall

Join us for a staged reading of a play that explores family dynamics during a health crisis. Advance care directives are not in place and the resulting events unfold in a very poignant, often humorous manner. Presented in collaboration with Compassionate Care Alliance and playwright Cindy Gum. Healthy refreshments will be served. Space is limited to 100 guests. This presentation is free and open to the public. The Carmel Foundation is located on the SE corner of 8th & Lincoln. For more information, please contact Nettie Porter at 831.620.8717 or

About The Carmel Foundation

The Carmel Foundation is an organization that serves members 55 and better in the Monterey County area and beyond.  The Foundation is located in Carmel on the southeast Corner of 8 …

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Harrison Memorial Library Program Update

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The Harrison Memorial Library in partnership with the Carmel Public Library Foundation hold enjoyable and informative programs throughout the year. Covering a wide range of topics such as local history, science, parenting, social issues, and the arts, there is something for everyone! Join us on Tuesday nights at Carpenter Hall at 7:00pm.


  • Parent & Teacher Lecture Series — Peaceful Parents: Happy Kids with Dr. Laura Markham, early childhood psychologist and parent educator. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sunset Center.
  • Community Night with the Library — Monterey Bay: Breath Diving and Underwater Photography with local photographer Scott Campbell. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sunset Center.


  • Parent Teacher Lecture Series–Teenagers and Bullying with Dr. Robert Faris, UC Davis. Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sun …
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54th Annual Sand Castle Contest – Commotion in the Ocean!

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The 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014.  This year’s theme is “Commotion in the Ocean”.  This fun, free event is a great way to spend the day, whether building, or admiring, the beautiful and amazing sand creations.

Sandcastle Contest judges confer awards for multiple categories, including the coveted Golden Shovel and Sour Grapes awards. Non-monetary bribes are heartily encouraged.  Food, wine, and massages are common offerings, and are an additional way for contestants to express their creativity.

The contest is open to anyone who would like to build a castle; simply sign up on the beach the morning of the contest.  Signups and sandcastle building begin at 8:00 a.m., and judging takes place at noon. The contest is held on Carmel Beach at Scenic between 10th and 11th Avenues, and is sponsored by the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and the Monterey Bay chapter of the American Institute of Architects. …

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Carmel Fire Department – Weekly Summary

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September 26, 2014


 Firefighter Fridays in October at the Monterey Library – On Fridays during the month of October from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m., Firefighter’s from the Monterey Fire Department will volunteer to read fire related books and favorites to children.  There will also be a discussion and question and answer session afterward.  This will be in recognition of National Fire Prevention Month.  If you have any questions, please contact Karen Brown at the Monterey Library at 646-3744.

National Fire Prevention Month – The Month of October is National Fire Prevention Month sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  Fire Prevention Month has roots that date back to The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that killed more than 250 people and left more than 100,000 homeless.

A home is often referred to as a safe haven.  This month, make sure your ho …

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Upcoming Sunset Center Events

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Days and Nights Festival COMMUNITY DAY EVENTS — FREE

Saturday, September 27th, Sunset Cultural Center, Carmel By The Sea


2 p.m.
H20MXFree Film Screening and discussion with filmmakers Alejandra Liceaga and Jose Cohen: A beautiful and widely-praised depiction of water issues across the border, H20MX was described in Variety Magazine as, “ A rallying cry for government and collective action, “H2Omx” is a good-looking, well-researched and smartly assembled documentary that makes a persuasive case that the time is nigh to remedy the status of water management in the Valley of Mexico. Raising awareness a la “An Inconvenient Truth,” the crusading pic employs dramatic aerial photography, easily assimilated statistics presented v …

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9/11 Memorial and Remembrance

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9-11 Memorial


A reflection of the 9/11 memorial at Devendorf Park on September 11, 2014. …

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